“In two places in the Torah it states that we must pay our workers on time,” one rabbi said.
“There are people who could probably use some temporary relief, since they’re not getting paychecks and we also offer other services.”
“Let’s stop doing things just to do them,” Kushner reportedly said.
Last night, it became clear that Trump’s shutdown, too, was about racism — about keeping immigrants out, even at the expense of jobs.
“Chuck and Nancy look like they’re selling me a reverse mortgage.”
It is a reminder of when he tried to defend Trump by sharing his grandparents’ story of survival during the Holocaust.
As the federal government shutdown drags on, some local charities are offering interest-free loans to help workers bridge the gap.
“Until @realDonaldTrump re-opens the government, I’m donating my salary to @HIASrefugees … that helps refugees and makes our country stronger.”
“We’re going to have to start on a new basis, and the wall offer’s off the table,” Schumer said.
Schumer’s agreement to pass the budget in return for debating DACA next month led one activist to call him the “worst negotiator in Washington.”